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Divorced Girl Smiling: Want a better co-parenting relationship? Tips on talking to your ex

A bicyclist makes his way through the first snowfall on Jackson ave. near the Naperville Riverwalk as snow starts to fall Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

Mego: Time to make Naperville truly friendly for bicyclists

Almost 14 years ago, 17-year-old Nathan Oglesby was riding his bike on Highway 14, returning home from a job in Cary. As he crossed the Fox River, he was struck by a car and...

<p>Natalia&nbsp;Dagenhart participates in the 2014 Mrs. Illinois Pageant. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Submitted</p>

In the spotlight: Competing in the Mrs. Illinois Pageant

Naperville resident Natalia Dagenhart shares her experiences participating in the 2014 Mrs. Illinois Pageant.

State Rep. Darlene Senger of Naperville

Senger chasing Foster in cash dash for House seat

Tucked away in downtown Naperville, just a few blocks apart, are the campaign offices of Democrat Rep. Bill Foster and his Republican rival, state Rep. Darlene Senger.

<p>Carla Linder-Mayer, owner Reality Fitness in Naperville</p>

Fitness: Enzymes help keep digestion on track

A healthy digestive system is at the center of a healthy body. So, how do we make sure we have a healthy gut to ensure a healthy digestive and immune system? Enzymes.

A German-style omelet is one way to whittle down reserves of leftover Easter ham. | Photo by Melissa Elsmo

Food: When life gives you ham, make an omelet

I think I am going to make a ham this week. Those seemingly innocuous words would fall from my mother’s mouth once every three months or so and send me into a culinary tailspin...

Over the Barrel: Buffalo Grove grad now brews Lagunitas in Chicago

The aroma of boiled hops and grains paired with the humming of bottling lines Friday morning marked Lagunitas Brewing’s official entrance into the Chicago craft beer scene. The...

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Letter to the Editor: Why Illinois’ college students need increase in minimum wage

“The Freshman 15” is an expression commonly used that refers to the weight often gained during a student’s first year at college.

<p>City of Naperville's TED department</p>

Toughest part of Route 59 construction project coming up

A friend from Nebraska had a business trip in Chicago recently, and my wife Karri and I had the opportunity to spend a few hours catching up with him.

<p>A medical&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>marijuana&nbsp;plant at a dispensary in Seattle. &nbsp;| &nbsp;AP Photo/Ted S. Warren</p>

Letter to the Editor: Marijuana is a dangerous drug

The new study released this week by the Journal of Neuroscience that shows that even casual use of marijuana can cause structural damage to the brain.

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Letter to the Editor: Concerned about proposed D203 program changes

I am writing to raise concerns about Naperville District 203’s recently announced proposal to eliminate the long-standing Leap and K-Leap reading programs.

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